Mar 24, 2021 | Vaccination

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

Age9 Year Old +

OralNo

BoostersNone

Doses

  • Two doses of the HPV vaccine are recommended for children at ages 11-12 years over a six-month period.
  • Adults require 3 doses

About

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a viral infection that’s passed between people through skin-to-skin contact. There are over 100 varieties of HPV, more than 40 of which are passed through sexual contact and can affect your genitals, mouth, or throat.

It causes Genital wart; Wart; Cervical cancer

Other diseases or conditions caused are Anal cancer, Head and neck cancer

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